Inaugural winner of Young Executive of the Year to assume regional head role

| 24 Feb 2020

Ms Sabrina Ong receiving her Young Executive of the Year Award at the 4th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards

Ms Sabrina Ong, the inaugural winner of Young Executive of the Year at the 4th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards, has been appointed Regional Head of Distribution Learning & Development in Manulife Asia with effect from 2 March 2020.

Her new role will cover both agency and bancassurance frontliners, and she will report to Ms Vibha Coburn, Chief Distribution Officer of Manulife Asia.

Sabrina has 16 years of experience in the insurance industry with close to 5 years in a regional role covering China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand and Taiwan.

Embracing the need to develop and educate professional sales force for the future of the insurance industry, she specialises in learning and professional development of insurance sales agents at all levels.

Prior to this, Sabrina was in AIA Financial Indonesia, where she was heading AIA Next Gen Academy, supporting premier training system for both agency and partnership distribution. She also co-developed a regional framework for mandatory induction training for new agents and supported the roll-out and implementation of Premier Training System for agents in multiple markets in Asia. 

She has also been in market roles including as AIA Cambodia’s Head of Training and Recruitment, where she was responsible for setting up AIA Premier Training System to support the country’s first full-time professional agency force focusing on protection solutions and the development of local executive talent, which contributed to her win as Young Executive of the Year at the 4th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards 2019.

Find out the secret behind Sabrina’s impressive career progression in Focus on growing yourself and the right opportunity will come.

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